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Orange Almond Cheesecake

 

28

Yield

1

large cheesecake

Prep

60

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

120

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

crust
1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
*
1 cup almonds
unblanched, coarsely ground
¼ cup sugar
6 tablespoons sugar
filling
4 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 ½ pounds cream cheese
2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
2 tablespoons cointreau
or Grand Marnier
*
10 tablespoon orange juice
freshly squeezed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
pure
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
pure
1 teaspoon gelatin, unflavored
*
¼ cup water
lukewarm
1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon sugar
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
pure
2 tablespoon cointreau
or Grand Marnier
*

Directions

To make crust, combine ingredients and pat and spread over bottom and up sides of a 9 inch springform pan.

Chill for 30 minutes.

To make filling, preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Beat eggs and sugar until fluffy.

Beat in cream cheese, then add Amaretto, Cointreau, orange juice and vanilla.

Beat until well blended.

Pour into chilled crust and bake for about 60 minutes or until filling is set.

Allow to cool for about one hour before adding topping.

To make topping, dissolve gelatin in water and allow to cool to room temperature.

Whip cream with sugar until stiff. Quickly whisk in vanilla, Cointreau and dissolved gelatin with a rubber spatula. Spread topping evenly over cake. Chill 4 to 6 hours. NOTES: Makes a very large cheesecake which is truly decadent and calorie laden!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 485g (17.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 154764% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 111g 170%
Saturated Fat 61g 303%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 521mg 174%
Sodium 680mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 38%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 54g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 29% Iron 25%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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